Every month, the team at LearnGlazing will release an article aimed at delivering ideas, expertise, and a wise perspective on everything glazing. Experienced Project Managers interested in immersing themselves in the world of glazing will gain insight as well as a spring board for continuing on their educational path.


Insulated Glass Units - Common Flaws

Common Flaws of Insulated Glass Units

From the Desk of Alex Today, I focus on Insulated Glass units and the many, many potential flaws that are looked for during fabrication. The images below will show you the different components and their…

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On the Fly Jig Creation – 3D Printing a Jig for Shear Block Installation

Last week I made a post about a shear block installation on a curtain wall. We also put out a video on our #youtube channel about. it. But I figured I would share a little…

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What is a Glass Imperfection?

How to Identify Defects in Glass and Manage Customer Expectations

Experienced project managers in the glazing business know that customer expectations of glass quality are often out of sync with the industry standards. The following scenario arises far too often: The installation crew noticed the…

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Glazing Talk Podcast – Multispan Curtain wall

Glazing talk podcast. In this podcast, we chat with Jon Gura from MP drafting & design about multi-story curtain wall systems and how splices work for the mullions. Our conversation dives into the different options…

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9 Reasons to Choose a Career in Glazing Project Management

If you’re on the fence right now, wondering whether a career as a glazing project manager is the right move for you, this article should help you decide. I’ll give you 9 reasons why I...

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Glazing Talk Podcast – Glazing Fabrication

Jason S. We cover specs, in-house vs third party fabrication, tips and tricks of the industry, and get a real insight into Jason’s extended experience.

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Glazing Talk Podcast – Shop Drawings

This podcast hosts Marcus Dreher from MP drafting and design out of Michigan to discuss shop drawings in the glazing industry and the difference between them and architectural plans. We talk about levels of detail,…

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New York is for the Birds: New York Requires Bird Friendly Glass

New York Requires All New Construction to be Bird-Friendly: Here’s what that means for glaziers Some big news! New York City will have a major impact on the glazing industry in the city, and potentially...

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Why Renting Equipment For Glazing Projects is Better Than Buying

This article is a companion to our course module on shop glazing. The point of the article is to explain why renting heavy equipment for glazing projects is a better option than buying. First off,...

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Solved with BIM: Using Clash Detection to Solve Exterior Design Issues (a case study)

BIM is not just for your glazing projects; it can be an amazing tool for any component of the building cladding systems. This case study involves a parking deck with post-tension cables and decorative metal...

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A Short Guide on the Proper Installation and Maintenance of Panic Bars

And How Door Hardware Maintenance can be a Source of Recurring Revenue for Glazing Contractors If you’re like most glazing contractors, you might not put a lot of thought into doors and door hardware after...

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What Engineers Look at, and What they Don’t (look at).

Buildings with large glass curtain walls offer vibrant interiors full of natural light that can help boost occupant morale. So it’s no wonder the use of glass in building enclosures has grown significantly over the...

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